Little Johnny was in his 5th grade class when the teacher asked the
children what their fathers did for a living.
All the typical answers came up -- fireman, policeman, salesman, doctor,
lawyer, etc. Johnny was being uncharacteristically quiet and so the
teacher asked him about his father.
"My father's an exotic dancer in a gay cabaret and takes off all of his
clothes in front of other men. Sometimes, if the offer's really good,
he'll go out into the alley with some guy and make love with him for
The teacher, obviously shaken by this statement, hurriedly set the other
children to work on some exercises and took little Johnny aside to ask
him, "Is that really true about your father?"
"Nah," said Johnny, "He works for the Kerry campaign, but I was too
embarrassed to say that in front of the other kids."